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Honda Small RS Concept unveiled - UPDATE

Update (20/4): Honda Australia has confirmed the Small RS concept, and the Brio it's based on, won't be coming here. The Honda Small RS Concept has been unveiled at the 2018 Jakarta motor show. With its prominent sills, spoilers, wheel arch vents, bonnet scoop, rear diffuser, and blacked-out wheels and grille, the Small RS Concept looks, at a pinch, like a squashed Civic Type R...

Honda EV concepts, Acura CDX Hybrid confirmed for Beijing

Honda has released initial details of its exhibit for the Beijing motor show later this month, including world premieres of two new concepts and the reveal of the Acura CDX Hybrid. The Japanese manufacturer will have a joint booth for both of its partner ventures in the Chinese market – Dongfeng Honda and GAC Honda – headlined by a concept previewing an upcoming China-exclusive EV model, and an all-new sedan concept, which at this stage remains unnamed...

EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE

UPDATE (17/4): We've updated this article with new details of some of the models listed. Electric cars are coming, there's no stopping it. Here's a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years. Hyundai Ioniq Electric The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric...

CarAdvice podcast 98: Three-up in the BMW M140i for 700km!

Mike Costello and Mike Stevens join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the Ford Focus has been revealed, along with the Audi A6 Avant. Also, pricing and details have been released for the Lexus LS and Ford Ranger Raptor. Plus, the BMW M2 Competition has been leaked, and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is headed Down Under...

2018 Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe arrives from $26,490 - UPDATE

Update (11/4): Honda Australia has confirmed 180 examples of the Civic VTi-S Luxe will be available locally. The limited-edition Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe is now on sale in Australia, priced from $26,490 before on-road costs. Based on the VTi-S grade, which is one rung up from the base level, the Luxe gets several luxury and convenience items for an extra $2000 over the standard variant...

Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 100 million vehicles and nearly 20 automotive brands around the world. Among those are some four million vehicles in Australia. Globally, there have been 20 deaths linked to the scandal, and 230 serious injuries...

2019 Honda Insight revealed

Honda has revealed the production version of its new Insight hybrid, ahead of its debut at the New York motor show later this week. As you've probably gathered, the car's styling doesn't deviate far from the concept shown off last year. With broad, horizontal headlights and a slim grille, the nose shares plenty with the new Accord sedan sold in America...

Honda makes its 'Mean Mower' a bit meaner

Honda is on a performance charge with cars like the NSX and Civic Type R at the moment, but road cars and motorbikes aren't the only high-powered vehicles in its line-up. Meet the Mean Mower 2, successor to the first Mean Mower. Capable of over 134mph (216km/h), the Mean Mower 2 is powered by the same 1...

Honda Jazz X-Cross revealed

Honda's European division has revealed the Jazz X-Cross, a more rugged-looking version of its popular light hatch for those who may not want to go full-SUV. Basically, the X-Cross is a cosmetic package, adding elements like wheel arch cladding, front and rear skid plates and side protection strips...

CarAdvice podcast 93: LIVE from Subaru Docklands!

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are broadcasting from Subaru Docklands. In car news, the order books for the Honda Urban EV will be open in 'early 2019', pricing and specs for the Skoda Kodiaq Sportline and Alfa Romeo Stelvio have been released, and the Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming to Australia...

Honda Urban EV order books open in 'early 2019'

Ladies and gentlemen, it's official. Order books for the production version of the Honda Urban EV Concept will open early in 2019 for Europe. The production car will officially arrive during "late 2019". “A production version of this highly acclaimed concept will be introduced to Europe during late 2019, and in response to the positive feedback to this model, we expect to open order banks for the Urban EV during early 2019," confirmed Philip Ross, senior vice president for Honda Europe...